Category: Responsibilities of visitors for themselves

Tomlinson V Congleton Borough Council – Brereton Heath Country Park

Tomlinson V Congleton Borough Council – Brereton Heath Country Park Case Law Summary: A very significant case after a visitor to a country park was severely injured diving into a lake. The judgement clarifies the extent of an occupier’s liability as against the responsibility visitors themselves should take for their own safety. An attractive lake

Darby V National Trust – Hardwick Hall

Darby V National Trust – Hardwick Hall Case Law Summary: The National Trust was not to blame for a swimmer drowning in a pond on the estate. Hardwick Hall is a National Trust property in Derbyshire. It includes a large country park, which is a popular attraction for the large urban population nearby. Within the park


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